Spinning Carbon Nanotubes (2005)
Old meets new as the ancient technique of spinning is used to produce a very modern material, a carbon nanotube yarn.
The Hydrodec process developed by CSIRO is the only one available that can simultaneously decontaminate transformer oil and also regenerate […]
CSIRO Medals 2004 – Research achievement – High power super-capacitor team
Tony Vassallo, Calum Drummond and High Power Supercapacitor Team (CSIRO Energy Technology and CSIRO Molecular Science). For the development and assistance in the commercialisation of advanced high power small form factor supercapacitors for wireless communication products.
CSIRO Medals 2003 – Research achievement – Engineered polymers team
Ezio Rizzardo and the Engineered Polymers Team (CSIRO Molecular Science). For the invention and development of a new polymerisation method […]
Lighter Aeroplanes (2002)
A new material is eliminating the need for metal fasteners in planes, making them lighter and more economical.
Under-surface radar (2002)
A portable system that can detect metal and non-metal objects hidden in walls and under the ground.
Stuck on Sicor (2002)
A cost-effective and environmentally friendly way to improve the adhesion of plastic car mouldings.
Change of view (2001)
New progressive multifocal spectacle lenses can correct near and distance vision problems.